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Flashcards in Vocab 11-13 Etymology Deck (45):
1

connoisseur

[L, cum, thoroughly + noscere, know]

2

consensus

[L, cum, together + sentire, feel]

3

construe

[L, cum, together + struere, heap up]

4

consummate

[L, cum, together + summa, highest]

5

copious

[L, copia, plenty]

6

corpulent

[L, corpus, body]

7

corroborate

[L, cum, thoroughly + robur, oak/strength]

8

counsel

[L, consilium, deliberation]

9

credibility

[L, credere, believe + abilis, able to]

10

criterion

[G, krinein, judge]

11

crucial

[L, crux, cross]

12

culpable

[L, culpa, guilt]

13

cursory

[L, cursus, run]

14

curtail

[L, curus, shortened]

15

cynical

[G, kyon, dog]

16

dapper

[Low German, dapper, agile]

17

defect

[L, de, away from + facere, do]

18

defer

[L, de, away + ferre, carry]

19

dejected

[L, de, down +jacere, cast]

20

delete

[L, delere, wipe away]

21

delineate

[L, de, completely + linea, line]

22

delinquent

[L, de, completely + linquere, leave undone]

23

delude

[L, de, away + ludere, play]

24

demure

[L, de, completely + morari, delay]

25

denouement

[F, de, un + nouer, tie]

26

desultory

[L, de, down + saltire, jump]

27

deviate

[L, de, away from + via, way]

28

devoid

[OF, des, completely + vuidier, empty]

29

devout

[L, de, completely + vovere, vow]

30

dexterous

[L, dexter, right]

31

dilapidated

[L, dis, apart + lapis, stone]

32

dilatory

[L, dis, apart + ferre, carry]

33

diligent

[L, dis, apart + legere, choose]

34

dire

[L, dirus, horrible]

35

discomfit

[L, dis, un + com, together + facere, do]

36

discourse

[L, dis, in different direction + currere, run]

37

discriminate

[L, discrimen, distinction]

38

disparage

[L, dis, not + par, equal]

39

disparity

[L, dis, not + par, equal]

40

distraught

[L, distractus, perplex]

41

divulge

[L, dis, abroad + vulgus, common people]

42

docile

[L, docere, teach]

43

dormant

[L, dormire, to be asleep

44

drastic

[G, dran, do]

45

duplicity

[L, duo, 2 + plicare, fold]